Here is a simple bar cookie that has all the flavors of the holidays. Made with cranberries and Musselman’s Apple Butter.
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Spray a 9x13 pan with nonstick spray.
In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter, shortening, and sugars until creamy. Add the vanilla and apple butter and beat again.
In a medium bowl combine the flour, cinnamon, salt, and oats. Slowly add to the butter mixture until everything is mixed together.
Stir in the cranberries by hand. Spread the batter in the prepared pan.
Bake for 24-25 minutes. Do not over bake. Remove and let cool completely.
For the Frosting: In a mixing bowl, beat the butter until creamy. Add the apple butter and salt and beat again.
Slowly add the powdered sugar until it is all mixed in. Add the whipping cream and beat on high for 1-2 minutes or until light and fluffy.
Spread the frosting on top of the cooled bars and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar. Cut into 24 square bars.
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